Jun 27, 2011 6:45pm
TDIH 35 Years ago this Evening!
Chicago Auditorium Theatre June 27th, 1976http://www.archive.org/details/gd1976-06-27.sbd.digitalrbb.miller.112295.flac16
Cold Rain & Snow, Cassidy, Brown Eyed Women, Big River, Ship of Fools, Lazy Lightning-> Supplication, Friend Of The Devil, Looks Like Rain, Might As Well
Let It Grow-> Drums-> Let It Grow-> Wharf Rat, Samson & Delilah, Help On The Way-> Slipknot!-> Franklin's Tower, Sugar Magnolia, E: U.S. Blues
Lazy Lightnin > Looks Like Rain Set 2 > Let it Grow > Drumz > Let it Grow > Wharf Rat > Samson > Help > Slipknot > Franklins Tower> Sugar Magnolia > US Blues
On the heels of success that Europe 72 generated for the Dead and the venture into larger halls that ensued; arenas, gymnasiums, hockey rinks, outdoor raceways and stadiums promoting their wild imaginations and vivid aspirations in terms of a horizontally monolithic line-sourced sound system....
1976 re-introduced a smaller scale production (franklins tower), a return to more intimate music halls, new material (fewer cowboy songs), stage monitors for the vocalists (looks like rain), two drummers (samson) enabling a more rock n roll ensemble orchestration (help on the way) demonstrating this bands ability to stop on a dime and yield nine cents in change.
Reviewed this performance a few months ago and if you wish to read it, you'll know where to find it;
“for when words move towards silence, thus and only the music remains”....
Oh and PS > “Happiness is Drumming” Chicago Auditorium Theatre 06/28/76http://www.archive.org/details/gd1976-06-28.sbd.digitalrbb.miller.112296.flac16